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I was just minding my own business, looking hither and yon, when I spied her out the corner of my little eye (actually, my eyes are normal size, but my glasses back then were oh-so-chic plaid print frames about the size of drugstore readers).

She and I just HAD to be roommates. And she's been one of my favorites ever since. But then yesterday I opened up a package from (that's my secret shopping sorce so don't tell anyone) and

These roses 16x20 fell into my lap! I had forgotten about an auction that I won - love it when that happens (especially when was $14 with shipping and already paid for)!

If you would like to see more pictures of my silly chair in the front yard, they are in this flickr group

Big, big thanks to Birds of a Feather for hosting our Show & Tell Sunday this week!!

He said to them, "Therefore every teacher of the law who has been instructed about the kingdom of heaven is like the owner of a house who brings out of his storeroom new treasures as well as old. (Matt 13:52)

Sunday Note: Because the Bible says that honoring the Sabbath is sign of the covenant between God and us - forever, I take Sundays as a day of rest. To honor Him, my Sunday posts are prepared the day before and any questions or orders that come through on Sundays will be responded to on Monday. Thank you so much for visiting.


  1. Oooooooh my, I've never had a "roommate" covered in PINK velvet than I could sit on! A good fine for sure, sweetpea.....

  2. Hi Polly wow how cozy and warm!
    Thank you for sharing today!

  3. Cute chair Polly!! Fun post! Kristin

  4. Very pretty! Sometimes you just see something you have to have!

  5. Oh I love the florals! So pretty!!!

    Karen at Ciderantiques

  6. Just gorgeous! Love the colour. Looks very comfy too! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Gorgeous Chair! Love anything vintage & pink!

  8. Miz Polly we are definitely kindred souls! Your pictures are lovely as are your words!

    Love the pink chair girl!


  9. I could live in that chair! It's THE prettiest chair I've EVER seen.
    In total envy,!, Nancy

  10. I'm always a sucker for old rose paintings. That one is lovely.

  11. Oh my good night,your chair is simply georgous!!!! I need it, I want it so much. It looks great out in the yard, but you must bring it in and it must have a special place in your home. What a great, great find. So romantic. I can see a lady dressed in a long gown wearing a hat and gloves holding in one hand a beautiful beaded bag and your parasol in the other. My favourite Flea Market find for Show and Tell Sunday for sure. Blessings!!!!

  12. Polly, I adore that pink velvet chair ~ such pretty florals on it. Wow, could I curl up there with my fav book or magazine! Love the parasol & lace you used, too. And the painting is just lovely. I looked at your Flickr pics & really am astounded at the use of the 2 doors to make an arbor! I'd really like to try that ~ was it very difficult????

    Big Hugs,
    Angelic Accents

  13. Ohh, I *love* her-we would be until death do us part room-mates!
    And that picture~that is a treasure! All of this "pink" going on- I can't wait to see more of your cool stuff!

  14. hi Polly! I love your chair. And I love that you have photographed it in the yard. I do that.. I'm sure the neighbors think I'm a little nuts. But the yard makes for a nice background. :) Just posted my S&T. yes, I'm late. computer issues today. :( xoxo, Joanna

  15. She is such a pretty little thing and I love the needlepoint....Blessings...Mary

  16. OH Polly, that chair is gorgeous! She could be my roommate any day! And those rose prints are beautiful! What a nice surprise!

    I wore my crown tee shirt today and thought of you!! I love it :)


  17. oh my, well of course she was going home with you! love all your treasures, just lovely! thanks for sharing! xo heidi

  18. YES! Your Goodwill surprise is beautiful...not to mention the velvet throne! :)

  19. Gorgeous chair Polly! I'm super jealous...;)


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